I really can’t even tell you how much I respect and love Jim for the husband, father and Watchman that he is! What Jim does isn’t a popular thing! Warning people prophetically of the soon-coming troubles that we, as a church and as a nation, are going to face is not a welcome message. Yet, he does it. Why?
Well, his accusers sometimes say it’s for profit. Fearmongering is profitable, they say. Well, I’ll tell you how I see it:
- when the economy fails and people can’t buy food at any price without the Mark of the Beast
- when the trucks stop bringing in food supplies every day because of some natural disaster
- when the out-of-control weather causes crop failures and grain reserves are non-existent
- when the nation crumbles under the weight of its own debt
When all or just one of those things occur, and my children and I and all those around us have plenty of food to eat and good water to drink – I see it as a blessing of FAITHFULNESS! Faithfulness leads to favor!
Jim is not only getting us ready, he is getting people all over the world ready because he is faithful to preach the message of the Days of Revelation!
Why is it that people would much rather hear how things are going to turn around for the U.S. and how we are going to rebound? You know, the babble we hear from most of the newscasters and politicians today, and ahum… a great deal of the preachers too. But we cannot rely on what we hear from people – we must rely on what we hear from God in His Word! Matthew 24 is what we can rely on! The Revelation is what we can rely on!
Jim doesn’t preach for profit – Jim preaches because he dare not do anything else!
Jim recently preached a message on “Woe! Woe! Woe!” One of the scriptures he uses is 1 Cor 9:16:
“Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!” NIV
A lot of people have made fun of us for preparing and teaching others to prepare, but we are not worried about those who mock. We are more concerned about having faith without works. The Bible tells us that faith without works is dead. We are all about hope, but hope has its roots in action. Faith without works is dead – it’s useless. Hope without preparation is pretty useless too. That’s why we prepare.
We want the favor of God – and because of that, we are faithful to preach the Gospel and to help people prepare for the Times of Trouble that are coming very, very soon to this country.